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Infrastructure focus drives Mergence capital-raise

Cape Town-based Mergence Investment Managers is fundraising for its second unlisted equity fund, targeting a first close in September, with a focus...

Contrarian view gives Rozendal its edge

With nearly four years of track record and two distinct but complementary propositions up and running, Cape-Town based Rozendal Partners is now...

Meago applies hedge tactics to property sector

Meago Asset Managers, the Johannesburg-based specialist property equity fund manager, has developed a solid track record with its hedge fund, which launched...

Long/short ahead in March

Funds in the HedgeNews Africa database had a strong March, with the HedgeNews Africa South African Single Manager Composite gaining 1.61% while the broader HedgeNews...

In uncertain times, hedge funds can mitigate risks

HedgeNews Africa sits down with Lebo Thubisi, head of manager research at Alexander Forbes Investments, to discuss the global landscape, and how hedge funds can help shore up portfolios

South African hedge fund assets tick higher in 2020

Assets in South African hedge funds reached R72.2 billion in the 12 months to the end of December 2020, according to HedgeNews Africa research, increasing by 10.55% from R65.33 billion the year before, after four years of declines

Long/short leads in buoyant February

South African long/short equity funds were the best performing category in the HedgeNews Africa database in February, gaining a median 3.67% to sit 6.08%...

Farelo and Ludwig extend access to crypto arb strategy

David Farelo and Andrew Ludwig at Cape Town-based CURRENCY HUB are extending access to their crypto arbitrage strategy, which has been running...

Haarhoff on board at BLACK ONYX

Charlene Haarhoff has joined BLACK ONYX as head of distribution and client relations as the advisory and distribution specialist continues to build...

Steyn sees strong upside for his high-quality Africa portfolio

Cape Town-based Africa investor Steyn Capital Management, headed by Andre Steyn, is seeing solid investment opportunities in key markets, driven by Africa’s...